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Donald Trump: Intelligence Leaks ‘A Criminal Act’

President Donald Trump reacted sharply to a question about his recently departed National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, calling the leaks about him from intelligence sources a “criminal act.” “It’s a criminal act, and it’s been going on for a long

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Pentagon Worried Iraq Will Share U.S. Intel with Russia

“The Defense Department’s second-in-command told the Senate on Tuesday the agreement came as a surprise to military intelligence and Pentagon teams are scrambling to make sure classified intelligence from the U.S. does not make its way into the hands of Russian, Syrian or Iranian authorities,” says a report at Defense One.

Report: Obama Officials Pushed False Narrative on ISIS Through Politicized Intel

The intelligence products that were initially provided by Defense Department intelligence analysts–who claim that their reports were significantly altered by Obama administration officials to provide favorable analysis related to the U.S.-led coalition’s operations against ISIS–to U.S. Central Command, have now been revealed to the public, by way of a Daily Beast report on their findings.

Another 150 Clinton Emails With Classified Info Discovered; Email Dump Postponed Until Late Night

Ed Henry of Fox News reported that the number of Hillary Clinton emails in the new release has increased to 7,000, while the number of messages that had to be redacted to protect classified material is more than double what was expected. (The report is slightly confusing on this point, because Henry later suggests there are 150 more classified emails in addition to 63 that were already expected.)

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Pentagon Investigates Allegations of Skewed ISIS War Reports

A civilian analyst with the Defense Intelligence Agency has charged that military officials have been providing excessively optimistic assessments of the bombing campaign against ISIS to other branches of the administration, including the White House. The Pentagon inspector general is reportedly investigating these allegations.

Texas Opening New Intelligence Center to Battle Border Crime

With the signing of House Bill 11 on June 9 by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a new intelligence center will be established in Hidalgo County, designed to target border crime more effectively. However, details are unclear regarding how this center’s mission will differ significantly from the multiple fusion and joint intelligence centers located across the state, calling into question whether the $2.1 million start-up cost is justified.